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City with good nightlife in Northern Spain?

City with good nightlife in Northern Spain?

Old Nov 4, 18, 7:00 am
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City with good nightlife in Northern Spain?

I'm going to visit a friend who goes to pilot school in Lťon, Spain.
We were thinking of spending a Friday night there and going somewhere else for Saturday night, from where I would fly back on Sunday.

I can fly back from the following airports:

Asturias (OVD)
Bilbao (BIO)
La CoruŮa (LCG)
Pamplona (PNA)
Santander (SDR)
Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) - but we've been there before
San Sebastian (EAS)
Vigo (VGO)

I'm 31, my friend is 25 and we just want a place with young people (ideally somewhere people speak some English at least as we don't speak Spanish), nice bars etc.
So far I'm inclined to go to Vitoria-Gasteiz and fly out from PNA, but maybe we should go somewhere else instead?

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Old Nov 4, 18, 8:17 am
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If you are looking for a place with young people, Salamanca is a major university city with numerous bars and clubs. It is only about a two hours (200km) drive from Leůn.
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Old Nov 4, 18, 11:29 am
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Thanks. What about the other places I mentioned? Iíve neber been to Basque Country (I think), so thatís intriguing..
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Thanks. What about the other places I mentioned? Iíve neber been to Basque Country (I think), so thatís intriguing..
I love the Basque Country, I can't wait to go back. It's a foodie's heaven; I've eaten some of the best meals of my life there. There are great museums and spectacular coastal scenery. I just don't know about the nightlife though, both Bilbao and San SebastiŠn seemed to be pretty dead when it got close to midnight.
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I think both San Sebastian and Santander are great options. Do remember that Spaniards go out later in general: ordinarily you would meet up with friends at 11pm / midnight (after dinner) and thus some bars may appear empty until then.
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Thank you!
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Old Nov 20, 18, 2:40 am
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What kind of nightlife are you interested in?
Partying or having drinks in a local bar?
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Old Nov 20, 18, 3:14 am
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We ended up going to San SebastiŠn, which was great.
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